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Pegasus Airlines orders 5 Next-Generation 737-800s

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkey´s leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines have finalized an order for five Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, valued at approximately USD505 million based on expected list prices at delivery, the company … Continue reading “Pegasus Airlines orders 5 Next-Generation 737-800s”


Elbit Systems Q4 2015 revenues up slightly YoY

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) said revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015 were USD886.6 million, as compared to USD850.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2014. Non-GAAP gross profit amounted … Continue reading “Elbit Systems Q4 2015 revenues up slightly YoY”


JetBlue accepting applications for business mentoring program

JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) has begun accepting applications for its business mentoring program — BlueBud (buddies + budding new companies), the airline said. Now in its second year, JetBlue´s BlueBud program is once again … Continue reading “JetBlue accepting applications for business mentoring program”


Active Aero Group gets 2015 Supplier of the Year Award from General Motors

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) said that Active Aero Group, a Roadrunner Transportation Systems company, was named a 2015 “Supplier of the Year” by General Motors. This is the fourth time in … Continue reading “Active Aero Group gets 2015 Supplier of the Year Award from General Motors”


Avolon delivers Airbus A320-200 to PT Batik, one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Fuzhou

Avolon has delivered one Airbus A320-200 aircraft to PT Batik and one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Fuzhou Airlines, a subsidiary of the Hainan Airlines group. This is the second Avolon aircraft on lease … Continue reading “Avolon delivers Airbus A320-200 to PT Batik, one Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Fuzhou”


Gogo to partner with Air Canada on in-flight connectivity

Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) has expanded its connectivity partnership with Air Canada to include its international fleet, including the Boeing 787, the company said. Air Canada is the only Canadian carrier offering customers … Continue reading “Gogo to partner with Air Canada on in-flight connectivity”


Spirit Airlines flight attendants to vote on tentative agreement

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) have reached a tentative agreement with Spirit Airlines management on a five-year agreement that would cover over 2,200 flight attendants, the association said. The agreement, reached with … Continue reading “Spirit Airlines flight attendants to vote on tentative agreement”


Aircastle proposes USD400m offering

Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) plans to offer an aggregate of USD400 million principal amount of its senior notes due 2023, the company said. Aircastle plans to use the net proceeds of the offering … Continue reading “Aircastle proposes USD400m offering”


Global Eagle, Hughes to bring high-throughput ka-band connectivity services to North American Airlines

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: ENT) and Hughes Network Systems, LLC have agreed that Hughes will deliver satellite connectivity for GEE´s next-generation, multi-band airborne services utilizing the high-throughput Ka-band EchoStar XIX satellite, planned … Continue reading “Global Eagle, Hughes to bring high-throughput ka-band connectivity services to North American Airlines”


FlyByHire offers commercial aerial photography by drone

FlyByHire, a Delaware-company, holds a full commercial exemption under the FAA 333 Modernization and Reform act of 2012 (FMRA), the company said. One of around 4,000 companies in the country to operate UAS … Continue reading “FlyByHire offers commercial aerial photography by drone”


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